Skip to main content
'''Ćiro Truhelka''' (2 February 1865 in Osijek – 18 September 1942 in Zagreb) was a Croatian archaeologist and one of the main progenitors of the racist ideology of the Croatian Fascism|fascist Ustaše movement. Truhelka finished grade school and gymnasium in Osijek and went to university in Zagreb. He was the first custodian of the National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina. He coined the name ''bosančica'' for Bosnian Cyrillic.[http://www.croatianhistory.net/etf/et04.html Croatian Cyrillic Script] In March 1939 Truhelka was the president of ''Društvo bosansko-hercegovačkih Hrvata u Zagrebu'' (Society of the Bosnia-Herzegovinian Croats in Zagreb).Zlatko Hasanbegović, ''Muslimani u Zagrebu 1878.-1945. Doba utemeljenja'', Medžlis Islamske zajednice u Zagrebu-Institut društvenih znanosti Ivo Pilar, Zagreb, 2007, pp. 175: Truhelka claimed that Bosnian Muslims were ethnic...
share Share
favorite Favorite
SHOW DETAILS
up-solid down-solid